“Abandonment and Exclusion in the Context of the Chinese Exclusion Act” featuring Cheryll Leo-Gwin

Seattle

Cheryll Leo Gwin is a multi-media artist whose work has focused on the experiences of Chinese and Chinese-American women. In this presentation, she will describe and discuss how the Chinese Exclusion Act has impacted both her personal life and her art. Cheryll’s art eloquently illustrates how when traumatic memories are lost, subsequent generations can repeat